UFCW 21 - A Voice for Working America

Strike Vote Update

3 Days of Bargaining Go Nowhere,

Strike Votes Will Be Taken

Our union member Bargaining Team has unanimously recommended a strike vote authorization. Despite our best efforts during three days of bargaining this week, no progress was made.

 Employers’ are still proposing:

NO HEALTH CARE coverage for everyone working less than 30 hours a week

NO TIME-AND-A-HALF on holiday and no 10¢ above minimum wage guarantee

NO WAGE INCREASE and massive cuts in many parts of our contract

Strike Votes taking place Sunday 9/22 through Wednesday 9/25.

Make your voice heard.



Vote meetings for union members at Safeway, QFC, Albertsons, and Fred Meyer (including General Merchandise & CCK). All three unions will be voting at their respective meetings. There will be time to review the offer and have questions answered before casting your vote. You must be present at a meeting to vote.

Click here to RSVP

Vote Locations & Times:


SEA TAC Sunday, September 22 - 9:00AM & 7:00PM
Doubletree (18740 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98188)

SEATTLE Monday, September 23 - 9:00AM & 7:00PM
Seattle Center, San Juan Room in the Northwest Rooms (354 First Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109)

BELLEVUE Monday, September 23 - 9:00AM & 7:00PM
Bellevue Hilton (300 112th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98004)

BREMERTON Tuesday, September 24 - 9:00AM & 7:00PM
Kitsap Conference Center (100 Washington Avenue, Bremerton, WA 98337)

LYNNWOOD Tuesday, September 24 - 9:00AM & 7:00PM
Lynnwood Convention Center (3711 196th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036)

2013 Bargaining Team

Dave Schmitz
UFCW 21, President

Diane Zahn
UFCW 21, Secretary-Treasurer

Todd Crosby
UFCW 21, Executive VP

Faye Guenther
UFCW 21, Staff Director

Denise Jagielo
UFCW 367, President

Daniel Comeau
UFCW 367, Secretary-Treasurer

Steven Chandler
Teamsters 38, Principal Officer

Tammi Brady
Teamsters 38, Business Rep.

Diane Banker
Fred Meyer #BL, CCK

Kyong Barry
Albertsons #470, Front End

Tracie Champion
Safeway #1965, Checker

Beth Colleran
Albertsons #401, #414, #458, #476
Wine Steward

Barbara Copley
Fred Meyer, GM Clerk

Darcel Covey
Albertsons #465, Seafood

Ricke Egtvet
Safeway, Meat Cutter

David Failing
Fred Meyer #25, Apparel

Lindsay Garner
UFCW 367, Representative

Robin Hillistad
QFC #858, Bookkeeper

Rhonda Ivie
Safeway #1930, Self-Check Out

Eleanor Knight
Fred Meyer #658, CCK

Lanette Lucas-Hoback
Town & Country, Meat Wrapper

Michael May
QFC #831, Produce

Fred Naylor
Safeway #1467, Helper Clerk

Deleion Patterson
Safeway, Fuel Center

Ann Painter
QFC #850, Checker

Kate Pitell
Metropolitan Market #156, Checker

Barbara Rhodes
QFC #847, Deli

Susan Richardson
Cost Cutter #67, Checker

Jessica Roach
Fred Meyer #601, Grocery

Sharon Russell
Safeway, Floater/Meat Wrapper

Scott Shiflett
Safeway #3500, Meat Cutter

Jeffery Smith
Fred Meyer #688, Home

Fran Sosbee
Safeway #1252, Checker

Richard Waits
Haggen #69, Deli

Sue Wilmot
Safeway #1252, Front End

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